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With your foundation year coming to an end, it’s time to get the best protection possible for your career ahead.

When you renew with Dental Protection, you’ll receive free access to Chairsyde for a year – worth £720 & included in your membership. You’ll also get 10% off Happythreads scrubs.

Get our best ever rates

First time associate = £75 £55*

Dental core training = £20*

Second foundation year = £20*

If you decide to do Dental Core Training (DCT) or a second foundation (FD) year instead, give us a call on 0800 561 9000 when your renewal documentation lands, and we’ll adjust your renewal.

*The above rates represent the average cost for a Year 2 member. If you’re providing additional procedures such as cosmetic dentistry or implantology, it’s important you let us know so we can tailor your membership accordingly.

Already a member?

Your membership will automatically roll over, so you don't need to do anything right now.

We'll take payment from the same Direct Debit details you provided last year, but if your bank details have changed since then, let us know by calling 0800 561 9000.

Not a member yet?

If you’re not a member, simply email our team on [email protected] to set up your new membership.

Join today

In June, you’ll receive your renewal documentation which will include your Year 2 subscription rate, and we’ll take payment via Direct Debit or your chosen payment method. Your membership will automatically renew onto a full-time associate dentist rate, but if this doesn’t reflect your chosen route, just let us know.

Practising in Scotland?

This page shows renewal information for members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you're practising in Scotland, you can find out how to renew here.

Your exclusive perks

Access to Chairsyde Pro

We’ve partnered with Chairsyde to offer all Year 2 qualified members* a year’s access to their state-of-the-art consultation platform for a year as part of their Dental Protection membership. Designed by dentists, for dentists, Chairsyde helps you improve patient understanding, mitigate risk, and increase case acceptance. It's a game changer.

10% off Happythreads scrubs.

After you’ve renewed with us, we’ll send you your Chairsyde account* details, plus your Happythreads discount via email, as a thank you for choosing us.

*See Chairsyde T&Cs

Membership Benefits

Here’s some of the benefits you can access as a Dental Protection member:

Advice and legal representation

The right to request advice and legal representation for disciplinary and regulatory proceedings and criminal investigations related to your professional practice

Clinical negligence

The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims (not covered by NHS indemnity) and Good Samaritan acts worldwide

Complaints support

Help responding to and resolving patient complaints

Dentolegal advice

Dentolegal advice line including out of hours emergency support 24/7. Access to the advice line is unlimited, and the number of times you call has no impact on your subscription rate

Expert legal team

Access to a dedicated expert legal team which may include clinical negligence solicitors, dentolegal consultants and professional claims managers

Help with unwanted media attention

Expert support including preparing statements and responding to the media on your behalf

Professional development workshops and online courses

Workshops, online courses and webinars with accredited CPD to develop your communication and risk management skills

Confidential counselling service

Access to confidential counselling at no additional cost, via our trusted partners ICAS

Risk management resources

Access to online publications and case studies

What membership means for you

At Dental Protection, we believe our support, advice and defence makes us the best choice. Trust us to help protect your career and reputation on the next step of your professional journey, and for years to come.

Find out what our ambassador Dr Yewande Oduwole says about indemnity

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